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Israel Newton Stiles
Birth: Jul. 16, 1833
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1895
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was prosecuting attorney in Lafayette, Indiana when he enlisted as a Private in the 20th Indiana Infantry on July 22, 1861. In September, as adjutant with the rank of 1st Lieutenant, he saw combat at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina. In a battle at Malvern Hill, Virginia May 1862, he was captured and spent the next six weeks in Libby Prison. Upon his release, he was a Major in the newly formed 63rd Indiana Infantry, performed guarding the railroads in Kentucky and was promoted Lieutenant Colonel in the summer of 1863. In February 1864, as Colonel in command, he led the 63rd Indiana in actions at Rocky Face Ridge, Snake Creek Gap and Resaca during the Atlanta campaign. His last engagements were during the battles of Franklin and Nashville, Tennessee, December 1864. On January 31, 1865, he was brevetted Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers and moved the 63rd to Raleigh, North Carolina for garrison duties in February. He mustered out of the service with his regiment at Indianapolis in June 1865 and resumed the practice of law until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Jenny Coney Stiles (____ - 1877)*
  Harry Bacon Stiles (1866 - 1956)*
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Pine Ridge Cemetery
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Oct 20, 2005
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Israel Newton Stiles
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